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North Koreans to Vote in Sham Elections

But don't expect any surprises

North Koreans will cast their ballots this Sunday to elect a new legislature that has already been chosen for them.

Voters will get to cross the ballot by choosing “yes” or “no.” By the numbers, tubby despot Kim Jong Un is expected to come out of the North Korean election looking like the most popular leader in the world. Of course, those numbers include 100% voter turnout and only one Kim-approved candidate per district.

Going to the polls is mandatory for all eligible voters in the totalitarian state. Results are usually released the following day. For outside observers, the sham elections sometimes reveal clues about the internal power struggles taking place within the Hermit Kingdom.

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